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George Nassar, M.D.

George Nassar, M.D.

Dr. George Nassar, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Nassar graduated from the Universite Libanaise, Beirut in 1997. He has been practicing medicine for over 17 years.

In addition to General Gastroenterology, Doctor Nassar’s Main Clinical focus is on advanced and interventional endoscopy, including diagnosing and treating pancreaticobiliary diseases and Gastrointestinal malignancies.

Besides Colonoscopies and Upper Endoscopies, Dr. Nassar performs the following procedures:

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) with Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) and Fine Needle Biopsy (FNB)
  • ERCP (with stones extraction, placement of biliary and pancreatic stents, plastic and metallic)
  • Drainage of pancreatic fluid collections/pseudocysts
  • Endoscopic pancreatic necrosectomy/debridement of pancreas necrosis
  • Endoscopic banding of Hemorrhoids
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) involving endoscopic removal of large polyps, and early Gastrointestinal tumors.

 

In his presentation above Dr. Nassar emphasized the importance of colon cancer screening and made us aware that African American patients should be screened at age 45 for colon cancer instead of the age 50. Dr. Nassar tells us about colon cancer risk factors.

Office locations

Memorial Medical Office

Certifications

  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE): steps I, II, and III
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 2002
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology, 2006, 2016

Licensure

Florida, North Dakota

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Professional Clinical Positions

Professional Clinical Positions
2014 - Present Chief of the Gastroenterology Department at Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, Florida
2011 - Present Borland-Groover Clinic, P.A. Jacksonville, Florida
2010 - 2011 Independent Gastroenterology Attending Physician Jacksonville, Florida
2006 - 2009 Gastroenterology attending, Meritcare Hospital, Fargo, ND, where he started the EUS program (Endoscopic Ultrasound) and introduced EUS for the first time in the state of North Dakota Fargo, North Dakota

Medical Education

Medical Education
1997 Doctor of Medicine Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences
1997-1999 General Surgery residency Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences
1999-2002 Resident in Internal Medicine Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York
2002-2003 Chief Resident in Internal Medicine Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York
2003-2006 Fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology SUNY Downstate (State University of New York), Brooklyn, NY

Postgraduate Education

Postgraduate Education
1991-1997 Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences Beirut, Lebanon
2002 - 2003 Chief Resident Internal Medicine / Primary Care Staten Island University Hospital Staten Island, New York
1999 - 2002 Internship Residency in Internal Medicine Staten Island University Hospital Staten Island, New York
1997 - 1999 General Surgery Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences Beirut, Lebanon

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education
1990-1991 Lebanese University, Faculty of Biological Sciences Beirut, Lebanon

Professional Associations

  • ASGE: American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • ACG: American College of Gastroenterology
  • AGA: American Gastroenterology Association